Unfamiliarity with technology contributed to lower scores for online test-takers in 2015, but the effects diminished over time, researchers found.
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June 10, 2016
Researchers are finding signs of "device effects" for online tests administered in some grades and subjects, and for certain types of assessment items.
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February 23, 2016
Paper results on 2014-15 PARCC exams were better than online results in all grades for English/language arts and in upper-level math, reflecting a national pattern.
February 09, 2016
The window for administration of the Tennessee state assessment was delayed and extended as officials scrambled to replace the malfunctioning online test with paper versions.